The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 10 watch list finalists for the 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the annual honor in its third year recognizes the top centers in men’s college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates in October, which has now been narrowed to just 10.
NBA TV’s Chris Webber attended the Sports Activism and Social Change Conference hosted by San Jose State University where he had the opportunity to with Dr Harry Edwards and a panel of athletes including Kareem Abdul Jabbar.
“We can’t suspend our rational minds while a schlockmeister-in-chief turns our foreign policy into the tacky ‘Plan 9 From Outer Space,'” writes the cultural commentator and NBA legend.
The University of Mount Union is pleased to announce that NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will join us on campus on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to present the Schooler Lecture.
President Obama said, “I am proud that such experienced and committed individuals have agreed to serve the American people in these important roles. I know they will serve the American people well.”
UCLA Honors Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at halftime of the UCLA-Arizona men’s basketball game on Jan. 21, 2017 Source: UCLA Athletics’ YouTube
On Wednesday, the company introduced a 90-second film “Original is never finished,” which features a mix of modern creators such as Snoop Dogg, hip-hop artist Stormzy, basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and artist Petra Collins, set to the classic crooning of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way.”
UCLA graduate and icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be honored this Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Bruins’ home basketball game against Arizona after receiving the nation’s highest civilian honor – the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Never before in modern history have we had a president-elect so ill-informed, ill-tempered, irrational and ill-equipped to deal with the major issues that face this country.
The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Mr. Abdul-Jabbar fills the vacancy created this year by the resignation of Steven Roach, a member representing the interests of the general public.